Although Chicago is a city that boasts Michelin recognition in nearly every neighborhood, sometimes the most simple and heartwarming dishes provide the most satisfaction. Soul food — which doesn't always get accolades or stars — is just that.
Soul food takes you home with nourishment that's made more with the heart and less with the mind. Food that reminds you of the kitchen you grew up in. Sautéed, baked, boiled, and fried, from snout to tail and root to leaf — soul food uses everything from end to end and in between, all while making it delicious. You won't find molecular gastronomy or dishes that have been prepared using state of the art kitchen devices at any one of these soul food staples. Just good food, like grandma used to make. Listed in alphabetical order.Read More